The median annual salary for a Support Engineer was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Support Engineer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 55 32
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 9 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.77% 2.52% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 2.54% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 18
Median salary £22,000 £30,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +21.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £52,500 £32,550
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 221 393 351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.47% 98.99% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 184 333 314
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Engineer in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Support Engineer in Cheltenham

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Support Engineer in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Support Engineer in Cheltenham

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Office 365
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Advertising
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Apple
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) MCP
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) MCSA
7 2 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (41.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
2 1 (8.33%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix